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Somalia / Famine Relief / United States Military / Mogadishu #139412

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 08, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings; Mogadishu: Ted Koppel) Landing of US Marines for Operation Restore Hope in Somalia discussed; scenes shown from the Mogadishu airport and the coming ashore of the Navy Seals.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Warning to the warlords from the US special envoy Robert Oakley quoted.

(Mogadishu: Bill Redeker) Getting ready for the arrival of US Marines featured; scenes shown of Mogadishu, where the two warlords have agreed to pull their guns back from the harbor and the airport. [General Mohammed Farah AIDID - welcomes the American initiative.] [OAKLEY - comments.] Evacuation of some relief workers shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Mogadishu: Linda Pattillo) Visit to a feeding center in Mogadishu featured; scenes shown from a camp run by the American agency World Concern. [Nutritionist Julie NELSON - comments on conditions.] [World Concern's Kent ELLIOTT - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Koppel, Ted;
Pattillo, Linda;
Redeker, Bill
Duration:
00:07:50

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